Category: Andhra

Gummadikaya Pachi Vadiyalu | Andhra Medu Vada with Ash Gourd

Budida Gummadikaya Pachi Vadiyalu | Medu Vada with Ash Gourd

A couple of weeks ago I had posted the recipe for an Andhra delicacy called Budida Gummadikaya Vadiyalu. These are sun-dried ash gourd fryums that are greatly sought after by Telugu people everywhere. Today, I present Budida Gummadikaya Pachi Vadiyalu, which are deep-fried balls of the Gummadikaya Vadiyalu batter. Truth

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Andhra Mammidikaya Nuvvula Pachadi | Raw Mango & Sesame Chutney

I love Mammidikaya Nuvvula Pachadi because it combines two of my favourite ingredients; sesame (nuvvulu) and unripe mango (mammidikaya). This pachadi has a nutty and sour flavour, and can be quite spicy if you add enough green chillies. I had first posted this recipe in 2012 and am now updating

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Magai is an Andhra Mango Pickle flavoured with Fenugreek

Maagai | Magai | Magaya: Andhra Dried Mango Pickle

Summer means time for uragai and vadiyalu. While Avakai | Avakaya is the most famous of mango pickles from Andhra Pradesh, we have many others that are just as delicious. Today, I am presenting the recipe for Maagai (Maagaya | Magai), a pickle that needs the raw mango pieces to be

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